Member of the naval armed guard assigned to the freighter Robin Goodfellow. KIA 25 Jul 1944. Goodfellow was sunk by torpedo in the South Atlantic with the loss of 41 crewmen and 28 armed guards.
Remembered on the Tablets of the Missing, North African American Cemetery, Carthage, Tunisia.
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Lee Byrd Sr., Oakdale, TN.